Why LGBT People Don't Need Special Rights

By | Diversity and inclusioin, gay employees, inclusion, Lesbian, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender, LGBT, LGBT ally, LGBT diversity, LGBT equality, LGBT Inclusion, LGBT Rights | 12 Comments

  During a recent client meeting on inclusion, when the words LGBTQ came up, one of the meeting attendees remarked, “I’m not anti-gay but I just don’t believe that should have special rights.” My first thought, “Oh no, do we really have to have this conversation again?” Obviously we did. I told this woman that LGBT people want the same…

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How a Diverse Experience Transformed a Homophobe

By | Diversity, diversity and inclusion, gay marriage, Homophobic Christian, LGBT, LGBT diversity, LGBT Rights | One Comment

What does it take for a homophobic Christian to shed their bigotry and fear,  and see LGBT people not only as humans but to support their quest for equality? For Timothy Kurek it took living his life as a gay man for a year, to go from believing being gay is a sin, to believing that being a good Christian…

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Help a Homophobe Become an Ally

By | Diversity, diversity and inclusion, gay marriage, Gay pride month, LGBT diversity, Symon Hall | No Comments

We’re impacted by negative messages, we get angry when we hear slime balls make outrageous statements about LGBTQ people and their families. We are all affected by the messages we get from the outside world. Today, I want to share a different message of hope and love, and to tell you that not all homophobic people are the same. Some…

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